Category: Kitchen Tips and Advice

The Benefits of Cooking from Scratch

The Benefits of Cooking from Scratch

I love to cook. I went through a phase when I rarely cooked. The Boy was two, we were living on our own, I was working late nights, and I was tired. I didn’t think that there was any point in cooking a proper meal […]

Foods that Help You Sleep

Foods that Help You Sleep

Do you ever remember being told that you shouldn’t eat cheese before bedtime because it would give you nightmares? Well, I’m pretty sure this is rubbish. Why would it? But some foods do make it harder to sleep. Anything with a lot of sugar or […]

The Benefits of Eating Cake

The Benefits of Eating Cake

Ah, cake. I love cake. I’m a big fan. Occasionally I’ll try to cut back, but it just makes me sad. I’d rather go to the gym a couple of times a week and eat what I want. I’m not super skinny, but I’m healthy […]

Our Favouite Date Night Dinners

Our Favouite Date Night Dinners

I’d say we eat with the kids most of the time. Then, occasionally, we put them to bed early having fed them turkey dinosaurs, secretly wishing we’d had them ourselves, and we cook one of these Date Night Dinners. Our kids eat most things, so […]

My Favourite Immunity Boosting Foods

My Favourite Immunity Boosting Foods

I used to be one of those people that always had a cold. For years, from September to March, I was ill nearly all of the time. With a few summer colds thrown in. It was rarely anything worse than a bad cold or tonsillitis, […]

The Benefits of Eating as a Family

The Benefits of Eating as a Family

I’d say we all eat tea (dinner?!) together 90% of the time. There are odd nights when Husband and I will have a takeaway or cook something special to have a home date night. On these occasions, the kids have either a turkey dinosaur tea […]

How to Eat Well on a Budget

How to Eat Well on a Budget

I think, one of the main things that put people off trying new foods is the cost. Food is expensive. So, a lot of us choose to stick with what we know. Making meals that we know how to budget for and we know everyone […]

How I Make Time to Cook

How I Make Time to Cook

One thing I know I struggle with is fitting everything in. I’m lucky enough to work from home now. But, I haven’t always. I used to drop The Boy off at a childminder for 8 am. Leaving ours at 7:15 so he could walk, go […]